Traffic is generally a good thing for websites. But perhaps Pinterest, which has been called the third most popular social network after Facebook and Twitter, has enough.
From Odeo and podcasts to a hackathon and the first seeds of what would become a globe-spanning social network, the Twitter creation story is perhaps the best-known example of the now-legendary startup pivot, the change that makes all the difference.
But it's not the written rules that are the problem. It's the unwritten ones.
So you want to share that tweet, but don't want to retweet. And you don't want to copy, paste, and email, or take a screenshot and send it. Twitter will soon have a solution for you.
Amicus helps nonprofits leverage their social networks into effective outreach efforts.
It may be shocking to some men -- or at least advertising art directors -- but not all women have the stereotypical Barbie dimensions. Or the Twiggy lack thereof.
The founder of the Ning social networking platform and MightyBell offers candid advice about failure.
Sure, Facebook is the world's largest social network -- and the one currently ranked highest by teens. But don't count the little blue bird out yet: Twitter just might be winning the youth numbers game.
Google updated its Google+ app on iPhone and Android last night, adding the ability to manage pages. Unfortunately, in a major oversight, the only way to actually manage pages is to laboriously sign out of the app and sign back in.
More than 294 billion emails are sent every single day. And if Avinoam Nowogrodski has his way, that will continue for a long time to come.
Editor's Pick MyBreastCancerTeam is the Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, Reddit, and Pinterest for women with breast cancer
Path founder Dave Morin talks about creating a safe space within the Facebook 'city.'
Following in Yammer's footsteps, Salesforce announced an integration to monitor office conversations on Chatter, its enterprise social network.
Launched when virtual worlds such as Second Life were popular, IMVU has made the transition from glorified chat room to social game service.
Academia.edu launches analytical dashboard for professors to track who's reading their research.
The founders of the social network once touted as the “anti-Facebook” have a new creation for you make that new silly LOLcat you found or crazy celebrity pic go viral.
Makr, a newly-launched image remixing website, is the creation of …
Capcom is launching a web hub for Resident Evil 6 that will connect gamers and allow them to compete in special events.
Music over online conference lines or video-conferencing software mostly sucks -- because the conferencing world is optimized for voice, not song.
Google's trying to change that -- and bolster its social network, Google+ -- by adding Studio Mode to Hangouts on Air. Call it the MySpace gambit: if we bring the bands, the fans will follow.
Social sans commerce: here we come.
The new social utility that serial entrepreneur Dalton Caldwell started in response to being, in his words, screwed by Facebook, is live. App.net, which Caldwell ran a Kickstarter-ish campaign to fund, blew through its $500,000 goal and currently sits at $595,150.
Dark Knight theatre shooter James Holmes? Not on Facebook. Norwegian neo-Nazi mass murderer Anders Brievik? Also not on Facebook.
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Normal, of course, changes with times and trends. And in a world in which 955 million people are …